Accession Number : AD0628597

Title :   CLASSIFICATION OF INFORMATION TOPICS BY CLUSTERING INTEREST PROFILES,

Corporate Author : PERSONNEL RESEARCH LAB (6570TH) AEROSPACE MEDICAL DIV LACKLAND AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : Tomlinson,Helen

Report Date : NOV 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A computer program was applied to cluster indexing terms into field-of-interest categories, defined by responses of staff members of a personnel research laboratory. This provides a practical scheme for document classification. The method clusters successively pairs of topics that have the highest probability of being marked together by the scientist as both being of interest or neither one of interest. Ten fields of interest related to the group mission were identified by this hierarchal grouping. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CLASSIFICATION, AUTOMATIC), (*PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, DATA PROCESSING), DOCUMENTS, SUBJECT INDEXING, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE